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November 26, 2013
ShopRite of Parkville and its parent company, Klein's Family Markets, distributed items to provide 100 Thanksgiving dinners in the Parkville community during an event last week. The store had fielded nominations from customers for families that, due to economic challenges, might not otherwise be able to have a Thanksgiving meal this year. Names of families were entered and names were randomly selected for the Nov. 21 distribution.
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By Jacques Kelly and The Baltimore Sun | October 4, 2014
David Chirinos, a former Marine Corps corporal who served in Afghanistan, died of complications from cancer and liver failure Sept. 13 at his Parkville home. He was 27. Born in Miami, he was the son of Rosa Chirinos. He was a graduate of South Ridge High School, where he played varsity volleyball and was team captain. He worked for DirecTV and for a hotel car valet service for a year before enlisting in the Marines in 2009. "He took his volleyball seriously and could jump super high," said a high school classmate, Chris Montero, who lives in Wilmington, N.C. "He was a natural leader, in a spontaneous kind of way. He was never pushy.
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By Liz Bowie, The Baltimore Sun | October 5, 2013
The victim of a shooting was taken to a hospital Saturday night after an incident in the 7100 block of Darlington Drive in Parkville, according to Baltimore County Police. The shooting occurred near Perring Crossing Shopping Center. No other details were available.
NEWS
September 29, 2014
Last week, Gannett Co. Inc., owner of The Daily Times in Salisbury, filed a lawsuit in Worcester County Circuit Court to force Ocean City to release the name of a 17-year-old drowning victim from Parkville. A number of the newspaper's readers have already expressed outrage at the litigation, with one letter writer describing it as "wrong, just plain wrong" and others questioning what possible public interest is served by knowing the name, particularly given that the victim's family has specifically asked that it not be released.
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By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | March 15, 2012
A 35-year-old Parkville woman has been charged with three counts of insurance fraud stemming from allegations that she filed three fraudulent claims and was paid a total of $21,563, the office of the Maryland attorney general said Thursday. Charges were filed against Katina Hutchinson, Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said. An arraignment is set for April 27 in Baltimore Circuit Court. The state accuses Hutchinson of filing fraudulent claims as well as fraudulent supporting documents on her supplemental health policy with American Family Life Assurance Co. last year between July 15 and Aug. 17. AFLAC issued three separate checks for a total of $21,563, the state said.
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By Candy Thomson, The Baltimore Sun | May 19, 2013
An elderly man and woman are being treated at Shock Trauma after they were struck by a car in Parkville on Saturday night, Baltimore County Police said. The pair was struck crossing Harford Road near Putty Hill Avenue, police said. The man, 80, was seriously injured; the woman suffered less serious injuries. Police said the driver remained at the scene and the accident is under investigation.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | December 17, 2013
A two-vehicle collision in Parkville on the outer loop of Interstate 695 prior to Harford Road has closed the outer loop right shoulder at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT also reported debris on the inner loop of I-695 at the MD 45 (York Road) exit at 8:58 a.m. No additional information was given. The Maryland Transit Administration reported at 9:10 a.m. that trains and buses were running on schedule.
NEWS
December 8, 2009
Baltimore County fire officials have identified a Parkville man who died in a cooking fire Sunday morning. Lewis Arnold Matthaei, 95, was found dead in the kitchen of his apartment in the 8400 block of Nunley Drive in the Ridge Garden Apartments, according to Baltimore County fire spokeswoman Elise Armacost. Investigators ruled that the fire was accidental and began when Matthaei was cooking. Matthaei lived alone. - Liz F. Kay
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By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | November 14, 2012
Firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire Wednesday that damaged the Salvation Army Thrift Store in the 1700 block of E. Joppa Road in Parkville. Crews found heavy smoke in the store when they arrived and a fire in the rear of the building, said Capt. Bruce Schultz of the Fire Marshal's investigative services. The fire was under control in about 35 minutes, by 9:20 a.m. No injuries were reported. A fire engine was involved in an accident while responding to the fire, but no injuries were reported, Schultz said.
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By Michael Lofthus, The Baltimore Sun | April 12, 2013
A Parkville man allegedly seen carrying an antique firearm on an elementary school's property Monday afternoon has been charged with possessing a dangerous weapon on school grounds, according to Baltimore County Police. Robert Cleary, 30, walked across Villa Cresta Elementary School property on the 2600 block of Radar Avenue with a Civil War-era rifle at approximately 3:30 p.m. as students were being dismissed, police said. Investigators determined he was meeting a friend at the intersection of Ardmore Avenue and Radar Avenue to sell the weapon at a nearby pawn shop, where it was later recovered.
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By Katherine Dunn | September 28, 2014
As the high school football season heads for its midpoint, players and teams continue to post impressive performances as they jockey for playoff position. Here are some of the statistics that stood out from this weekend and from the season through Week 4: 1 Win on the field for Manchester Valley over Westminster -- Friday's 31-14 victory (The Owls forfeited the 2011 game they won for using an ineligible player) 3 Interceptions by Howard's Bryson Craven in the 39-0 win over Mount Hebron 3 Of Calvert Hall's four victories coming on fourth-quarter touchdowns 4 Rushing touchdowns by Mount St. Joseph's Nevone McCrimmon in the first 21 minutes of the Gaels' 42-19 win over Loyola 4 Sacks by Atholton's Ronald Kearney in the Raiders' 20-6 homecoming win over Long Reach 5-0 Best record of any Baltimore-area team -- Mount Saint Joseph, which is off to its best start since 1995 10 Points allowed this season by Bel Air -- the least of any Baltimore-area team 17 Baltimore-area teams remaining unbeaten after four weeks (or five for Mount Saint Joseph)
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By Tim Swift and The Baltimore Sun | September 28, 2014
A Baltimore County police officer found two men suffering from stab wounds after a traffic stop early Saturday in Parkville, police said. Police later arrested Randy Monsio Bropleh, 21, and him charged with attempted murder and first-degree assault. Police said Bropleh was injured during the stabbings, but they did not elaborate. About 12:30 a.m., a county police officer saw a car go through a stop sign without stopping at Bon Air Road and Taylor Avenue. The officer followed and the car eventually stopped but backed into the patrol car, prompting the passenger to flee on foot.
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By Carrie Wells and The Baltimore Sun | September 27, 2014
Baltimore police charged a Parkville man Saturday in the stabbing of two Ottobar employees — one of them fatally — the day before, according to charging documents. Nicholas Brandon Heath, 32, of the 2500 block of Windsor Road has been charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of Tom Malenski, 35, early Friday at the Remington concert venue. Malenski, an employee of the bar in the 2500 block of N. Howard St., was attending a concert on his night off when he helped a co-worker break up a fight and removed a patron, according to police and the bar's owner.
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By Jacques Kelly and The Baltimore Sun | September 25, 2014
Robert Gately Keenan Sr., a retired Baltimore County public schools agriculture teacher who was a Roman Catholic deacon, died of a brain tumor Tuesday at Stella Maris Hospice. The Parkville resident was 77. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Robert Keenan, an electrician, and Mary Catherine Gately, a homemaker. He grew up in Miami, where he attended schools. He earned a bachelor's degree in agriculture education at the University of Maryland, College Park in 1959. As a student taking senior-year education classes, he met his future wife, Olivia "Libbi" Lange.
NEWS
September 21, 2014
Larry Hogan, the Republican gubernatorial candidate, presents himself as someone who is strongly against politics as usual. To strengthen this claim he asserts that he is a small businessman "not a professional politician. " I wonder what he considers a professional politician to be. He was a delegate to the Republican national convention four times. He also ran against Rep. Steny Hoyer for Congress (and lost). But his most extensive political activity was as appointments secretary in the Ehrlich administration.
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By Jessica Anderson and The Baltimore Sun | September 11, 2014
Four men have been charged in a fatal shooting at the Parkville Welcome Inn last month, Baltimore County police said Thursday. On Aug. 17 officers were called to the Welcome Inn in the 8700 block of Loch Bend Drive for a report of a shooting. They found Ramel Keith Baker, 30, in the alley suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He later died the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Police said Thursday that Umar Hydeem Amin Foust, 22, of the 4700 block of Wards Chapel Road in Owings Mills; Nathaniel Martin Lawrence, 20, of the 5800 block of Waycross Road in Baltimore; Pompey Olivon Lawrence, 21, of no fixed address and Jermell Lamont Foster, 19, of the unit block of Mercury Court in Parkville, had been charged in the case.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | September 8, 2014
Roy L. Barker, a retired Chessie System chief clerk and World War II veteran, died Sept. 2 at Oak Crest Village in Parkville of complications from a stroke. He was 91. The son of Murvin Barker, a city police officer, and Marie Barker, a homemaker, Roy Lyman Barker was born in Baltimore and raised in Waverly. After graduating in 1941 from City College, he went to work as a clerk for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. He then joined the Army and trained with the 88th Glider Infantry in Sturgis, S.D. Mr. Barker then volunteered for parachute infantry school at Fort Benning, Ga. After completing jump school, he was assigned to the 515th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 13th Airborne Division.
NEWS
August 29, 2014
As Maryland allows more and more casinos to saturate the landscape and the radio, television and newspapers make a big deal about it, a question arises ( "Baltimore opens new Horseshoe Casino," Aug. 26). Will the same media be forthcoming in reporting cases of citizens who have ruined their lives and those of their dependents after they have lost the money that was supposed to clothe and feed them? Will the inevitable proliferation of "Gamblers' Anonymous" be duly chronicled?
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